Product Review: Gerbing XRS12 heated gloves (£149.99)

What’s good about the Gerbing XRS12 heated gloves?

Gerbing have given their popular XR glove the short-cuff treatment and dubbed it the XRS12. They’re now super-easy to slip inside my jacket sleeve, with less bulk. The gloves come with a battery connector and controller with four settings. Even in sub-zero temperatures I’ve never had it on the hottest setting as it’s too hot. I usually keep them on the first or second highest setting and that’s plenty for a very toasty ride. They’re brilliantly warm, windproof, waterproof and the fleece lining is plush and comfy. They also come with a lifetime warranty on the heating elements, which is fantastic news. They look and feel like a serious, well-made, quality product and all for a very reasonable price.

And what’s not?

I’ve had these gloves for one winter; I’m looking forward to testing their durability over the next few years.

Time tested

Two months/3600 miles


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